Yamuna Menon

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Connecticut State Director, Northeast Charter Schools Network

Hartford, Connecticut

Yamuna Menon is the Connecticut state director of the Northeast Charter Schools Network. She has more than a decade of community organizing and educational experience.

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Posted May 8, 2018

Opening These Two New Schools Would Give Connecticut Parents What They Deserve: A Choice

As we celebrate National Charter Schools Week across the country, we take note of how far we have come since…

By Yamuna Menon

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Posted Dec. 5, 2019

We Were Making Progress on School Discipline Until Betsy DeVos Came Along

At the turn of the century, in 1999, I was graduating from high school, motivated to enter the teaching profession with a passion to reform…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Dec. 5, 2019

When Disney’s ‘Frozen II’ Represents Indigenous Peoples Better Than Elementary Schools, There’s a Problem

As I sat with my 7-year-old daughter and her friends in a movie theater for a showing of “Frozen II,” I was fascinated. No, it wasn’t…

By Gina Caneva

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Posted Dec. 3, 2019

Stop Arguing About ‘Equity’ and Focus on Student Outcomes

There’s a major force in the education world that has attempted to claim ownership over the term “equity.” From tweets questioning the value of literacy…

By Jasmine Lane

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